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In 2011, we created Davies Media Design on YouTube to provide a free way for beginner graphic designers, photographers and business owners to learn GIMP, the free image manipulation software. Today, the channel is a huge success with 4 MILLION views from all over the world and 45,000 subscribers.

In our tutorials, you’ll learn how to edit and manipulate photos without needing to purchase Photoshop, how to make professional flyers and greeting cards for your business or personal projects, and how to design graphics for web and print projects. We also teach you how to use the tools found in GIMP, as well as other important and useful features. Watch one of our acclaimed tutorials below!

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GIMP Basics: Getting Started

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GIMP Photo Editing

Are you a photographer looking for a great, free way to edit your photos, or want to improve your photo editing skills in general? Start with these tutorials.

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You’ve got the basics down, and have your own photo editing style, but now you’d like to take things up a notch and manipulate photos to create amazing compositions.

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Do you primarily use GIMP to create graphic design compositions? Or are you curious about what GIMP is capable of? Check out these GIMP graphic design tutorials.

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10 Best Free Fonts for GIMP from Google Fonts

10 Best Free Fonts for GIMP (from Google Fonts)

Finding free, reliable fonts to download and install for GIMP can be a real pain - especially when you're not sure if a font is safe or will be compatible with GIMP. In this...
30 Free Rain Overlays for GIMP Download

30 FREE Rain Overlays for GIMP in HD

Want to add rain to your photo editing or photo manipulation projects in GIMP? Now you can! I’ve created a totally free Rain Overlay pack that includes 30 unique rain images...
How to Install GMIC Plugin GIMP for MAC Tutorial

How to Install the G’MIC-QT Plugin for GIMP on a MAC

G'MIC is a fast-growing free plug-in that adds a ton of image processing functionality and general image editing and manipulation effects to GIMP. As a result of the software's...
22 Free Fog Overlays for GIMP Download

22 FREE Fog Overlays for GIMP in HD

Want to add fog to your photo editing or photo manipulation projects in GIMP? Now you can! I've created a totally free Fog Overlay pack that includes 22 unique fog images...
What is Lens Distortion and How to Correct It GIMP Help article

What is Lens Distortion and How to Correct It in GIMP

What Causes Lens Distortion Lens distortion is a common phenomenon in photography that typically occurs when using wide-angle lenses to capture photos. A wide-angle lens, to put...
GIMP Layer Groups Everything You Need to Know Tutorial

GIMP Layer Groups: Everything You Need to Know

Next up in this GIMP Layers series, I’ll be covering the topic of layer groups. This feature is as much of a way to keep your layers organized in GIMP as it is a way of being...
GIMP Layer Masks: Everything You Need to Know Tutorial

GIMP Layer Masks: Everything You Need to Know

In my last GIMP Help article, I covered the topic of layer transparency in GIMP – explaining that parts of a layer can be erased to reveal either a color (when no alpha channel...
GIMP Help: Remove JPEG Logo Background in GIMP Tutorial Article

Remove a White Logo Background and Make it Transparent in GIMP

Have a logo with a white background, but need it to be transparent? This is a common problem with business owners and graphic designers. Logos saved as a JPEG usually come with a...
Install Fonts in GIMP for MAC Tutorial by Davies Media Design

How to Install Fonts in GIMP for MAC

I wrote a post some time ago about how to install fonts in GIMP, though I only covered how to do it in Windows. This left a lot of you requesting how to install fonts on a MAC...
Download and Install GIMP for MAC

How to Download and Install GIMP 2.10 for MAC

On a MAC and looking to use GIMP? Great news! GIMP is not just for Windows and Linux users. In fact, as of recently, GIMP actually has better development support for its MAC...

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